KZHF distributes 5000 tons of aid to Myanmar Muslims

Report
from Emirates News Agency
Published on 03 Mar 2013 View Original

WAM Burma, Mar 3rd, 2013 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation (KZHF) has distributed another 2600 tons of food aid to Myanmar Muslims, completing its 3rd and last phase of the urgent aid totaling to 5200 tons of relief items among 850,000 beneficiaries.

As per directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the assistance was purchased from the local markets of Myanmar in cooperation and coordination with the Embassy of Kuwait to be shipped by sea to "Rakhine (Arakan)" for distribution among the affectees there.

The aid included basic food items in addition to the distribution of clothes among men, women and children in order to alleviate their sufferings, injustice and persecution they have suffered from.

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